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Tidewater Times

Since 1952, Eastern Shore of Maryland Vol. 67, No. 5

Published Monthly

October 2018

Features: About the Cover Artist: Scott Sullivan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Old Wives and their Tales: Helen Chappell . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Avalon Theatre Restores Past Glory: Dick Cooper . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Red Letter Days for Fall Bird Migration: Michael Valliant . . . 41 Ferry Fun and Cape May Capers: Bonna L. Nelson . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Tidewater Kitchen ~ It’s Pumpkin Time!: Pamela Meredith . . . . . . 63 Academy Art Museum Craft Show: Amy Steward . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 2018 Chesapeake Film Festival: Nancy Tabor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .77 Tidewater Gardening: K. Marc Teffeau . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 More Addenda and Errata: Gary D. Crawford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 143 Cover Story ~ Seeing Stars: Roger Vaughan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 157

Departments: October Tide Table . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Dorchester Points of Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 95 Easton Points of Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 105 St. Michaels Points of Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117 Oxford Points of Interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131 Tilghman ~ Bay Hundred . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 141 Caroline County ~ A Perspective . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 173 Queen Anne’s County . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175 Kent County and Chestertown at a Glance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 177 October Calendar of Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179 David C. Pulzone, Publisher · Anne B. Farwell, Editor P. O. Box 1141, Easton, Maryland 21601 102 Myrtle Ave., Oxford, MD 21654 410-226-0422 FAX : 410-226-0411 www.tidewatertimes.com info@tidewatertimes.com

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